I managed to come down with a cold while we were on our trip to Mississippi – I think that makes three colds in the last two months. Enough already! I’m cheering myself up with lots of baby snuggles (she’s sick too) and entirely too much television. Hopefully I’ll be healthy again on the other side of the weekend, but in the meantime, some lovely links for your Friday.

watercolor cookies by lark & linen watercolor cookies by lark & linen

Not sure how these watercolor cookies taste, but they sure are pretty.

There’s no mayonnaise like my mayonnaise.

How fun is this mystery soda machine?!

The history of French girl hair.

Citrus coconut soda sounds delish.

Spring gift wrapping ideas.

This pom pom jacket is wild!

Finally decided on a some sunglasses to replace the favorite pair that I lost.

Welcome to Snippet & Ink Select Kate Ignatowski and Harvest Moon Events!

Have a happy weekend!

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Hubby and baby and I are off to the Delta for Juke Joint! Though it’s really just a wonderful excuse to see friends we haven’t seen in far too long, and to meet their little ones for the first time. I can’t wait! Links are a bit light this week because instead of browsing the interwebs, I’ve been trying to pack up everything I can possibly think of to keep Caroline occupied on our journey to Mississippi…

The House That Lars Built The House That Lars Built

I just never get tired of balloons.

The brontosaurus is back!

How’d you like to work in a picnic basket?

I’d like this little kaleidoscope dress in my size!

Only thing better than puppy chow? Puppy chow crispy bars!

You know the typing indicator bubble on your iPhone? What’s up with that?

The secret to never being frustrated again.

Vegetable sorbet for dessert (ooh, or in a breakfast smoothie!).

Beautiful petite walnut pitchers.

I’m not sure gelatin molds ever looked so lovely.

Welcome to Snippet & Ink Select, Jen Huang!

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What are your weekend plans? We were hoping to host our Easter brunch outside, but looks like we’ll be getting some much needed rain on Sunday, so inside we go. I’m also making cream puffs for the first time, and really hoping that works out (accepting any tips or links to favorite recipes in the comments).

Brunchcity Brunchcity

Brunchcity, via Design Crush.

Four easy ways to decorate a cake (love the lollipops!).

What’s it like to be Wes Anderson’s graphic designer?

What an incredibly fascinating look at this Norwegian prison.

Bacon and eggs? Look again!

This paint chip Easter garland looks easy-peasy and so cute!

Cute little cupcake liner hats filled with candy.

This blew my mind: scientists found that a medieval remedy works against antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

I’m hoping the Easter bunny brings me a pair of these slippers.

I’d love some rainbow pom-poms on my bedding!

Reimagining fast food.

Now that Caroline is starting to get it about drawing, I’ve been trying to figure out where to put some chalkboard paint in our house. I think this is my answer.

Help us welcome our newest Snippet & Ink Select vendors: Kristen Wood, SMS Photography, Grit Visual, Wendee Sawran Petals & Decor, Shotgun Floral Studio, Kelly Lee Designs and Erin McGinn!

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Somehow it’s been nearly a month since I posted weekend links, but I’m still here! Promise! Family visiting, then a bout of the flu, then I think I just forgot, then I had to make this glorious cake! Oh my gosh – this cake. I’ve made Momofuku Milk Bar‘s Cornflake Chocolate Chip Marshmallow Cookies before, and they are delicious, so I decided to tackle their Chocolate Chip Cake for my friend Kara‘s birthday (Happy Birthday Week Kara!). Buttermilk cake with mini chocolate chips, passion fruit curd, chocolate cookie crumbs, and coffee buttercream… it was everything I love about dessert. I was a bit skeptical about the naked cake thing at first (I LOVE frosting), but this cake was perfect, and being able to see all the layers like that was impressive. So, if you enjoy baking, and have a bit of time, I highly encourage one of Christina Tosi’s layer cakes… next on my list is the banana cake with chocolate and hazelnut…

Momofuku Milk Bar Chocolate Chip Cake Momofuku Milk Bar Chocolate Chip Cake

Smitten with the illustrated journals of Anna Rastorgueva, especially her recipes.

Chocolate asparagus for a grown-up Easter basket.

Cheery little coin purse.

And happy little handwoven pouches.

Do you have a procrastination monkey?

Surprise biscuits for Easter morning breakfast.

Can’t get over these incredible floral arrangements.

Botanical inspired Easter eggs, big and small.

Picking up the tab.

Congrats Simply Chic Events on a beautiful new site!

Thanks to Swiss Cottage Designs, we’re selling her Words To Love By prints in our Etsy shop!

Please help us welcome Nancy Ray, Momental Designs and Robin Hollow Farm to  Snippet & Ink Select!

Have a happy weekend!


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What are you up to this weekend? Oscar party? I’m co-hosting a baby shower for one of my best friends, with two of my other best friends, which should be so much fun. It’s so fun to celebrate these life milestones, and to be supported by the people who love you most. It’s one of the things I cherish most about the time before my wedding, all that love from my family and friends, and when I was pregnant with Caroline, too. And it’s just as wonderful to be on the other side of it, celebrating a dear friend as she gets ready to become a mom!

Maple Snow Cream Maple Snow Cream

If you’re on the East Coast digging out from underneath feet of snow, this one’s for you: Maple Snow Cream.

I want all of these hats. All of them! via Ginny’s Pinterest.

Sweet potato potstickers sound kind of delicious.

What a wonderfully mysterious (and true!) story about a beautiful typeface.

Interesting article about the ethics of prison architecture.

Carry-on cocktail kit.

Dress up your office supplies.

I actually like kale, but this cracked me up.

Chocolate and orange are one of my favorite combos. In a cheesecake? Yes please!

The light bulb that’s been going 4-watts strong for 110 years!

Love this peek at Joan Didion’s personal recipe book.

Yummy treats from around the world delivered to my door? Fun!

Bella Figura is giving away wedding invitations and calligraphy!

In case you missed it this week on Snippet & Ink:

Winter wedding elegance in this English wedding.

Still time to enter the MagnetStreet wedding invitation giveaway!

Boho chic rooftop wedding in Dallas.

Colorful Arizona wedding.

Words to love by No. 19.


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